Karen Kruse

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General Information

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Name: Karen Kruse

Pen Name: None

Born: 1958 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: www.achicagofirehouse.com

Email: FirehouseAuthor@aol.com

Illinois Connection

Kruse was born in Chicago and currently resides in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Karen Kruse, is a descendant of three generations of Chicago firefighters, a member of Mensa and the author of several articles on Chicago cemeteries.

Published Works

  • A Chicago Firehouse: Stories of Wrigleyville's Engine 78, Arcadia Publishing, 2001

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

A Chicago Firehouse: Stories of Wrigleyville's Engine 78 (IL) (Voices of America)

ISBN: 0738518573
Release Date: 2001-04-17

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Literary Awards

Nominated for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in History

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Karen Kruse on WorldCat

Karen Kruse on Amazon


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